Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Veritas Cluster Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Veritas Cluster Server over the 6 months to 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Veritas Cluster Server (VCS)
UK
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 852 837 777
Rank change year-on-year -15 -60 -9
Contract jobs citing Veritas Cluster Server 30 62 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.061% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.19% 0.48% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 75
UK median daily rate £485 £393 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.57% -7.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £377 £305 £350
90th Percentile £638 £545 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £60.00

Veritas Cluster Server is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 15,981 12,940 12,666
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.21% 12.63% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,455 8,397 7,950
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +6.80%
10th Percentile £180 £156 £170
90th Percentile £625 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +8.00% +7.14% +4.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 887 703 862
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.27 £46.98 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +5.67% - -3.23%

Veritas Cluster Server
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Veritas Cluster Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Veritas Cluster Server in the UK

Veritas Cluster Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Veritas Cluster Server.

Contractor daily rate trend for Veritas Cluster Server in the UK

Veritas Cluster Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Veritas Cluster Server over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Veritas Cluster Server in the UK

Veritas Cluster Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Veritas Cluster Server.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Veritas Cluster Server in the UK

Veritas Cluster Server
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Veritas Cluster Server within the UK over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -64 28 £485 +23.57% 1
UK excluding London -57 19 £400 +3.23%
London +10 11 £485 -15.65% 1
North of England -17 8 £625 +52.44%
South East -39 8 £400 +4.58%
Yorkshire -6 7 £625 +47.06%
Scotland - 2 £400 -
East Midlands -1 1 £320 -14.67%
North West -12 1 - -
Midlands -19 1 £320 -14.67%

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Veritas Cluster Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Veritas Cluster Server.

1 27 (90.00%) Linux
2 25 (83.33%) Solaris
3 23 (76.67%) Unix
4 21 (70.00%) SAN
5 19 (63.33%) VMware
6 17 (56.67%) Clustering
6 17 (56.67%) Veritas
6 17 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (53.33%) Finance
8 15 (50.00%) Oracle
9 13 (43.33%) AIX
10 12 (40.00%) Red Hat
10 12 (40.00%) Data Centre
11 11 (36.67%) Middleware
11 11 (36.67%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (36.67%) EMC
11 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
12 9 (30.00%) Banking
13 8 (26.67%) Change Management
13 8 (26.67%) ITIL
14 7 (23.33%) IIS
14 7 (23.33%) SAP
14 7 (23.33%) .NET
14 7 (23.33%) J2EE
14 7 (23.33%) BusinessObjects
14 7 (23.33%) Apache
14 7 (23.33%) NAS
15 6 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 6 (20.00%) Investment Banking

Veritas Cluster Server
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (23.33%) Apache
1 7 (23.33%) IIS
2 4 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) IaaS
2 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (70.00%) SAN
2 7 (23.33%) NAS
3 5 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (13.33%) LAN
4 4 (13.33%) WAN
5 1 (3.33%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (23.33%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (10.00%) Hadoop
General
1 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 9 (30.00%) Banking
3 6 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Administrator
2 6 (20.00%) Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Designer
3 5 (16.67%) Solutions Designer
3 5 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) AIX Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Backup Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Solaris Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Storage and Backup Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) Middleware
2 7 (23.33%) .NET
2 7 (23.33%) J2EE
3 3 (10.00%) HTML
3 3 (10.00%) XML
3 3 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (56.67%) Clustering
2 12 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (10.00%) EMC VMAX
4 3 (10.00%) EMC VNX
4 3 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (6.67%) Replication
6 1 (3.33%) iSeries
6 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 27 (90.00%) Linux
2 25 (83.33%) Solaris
3 23 (76.67%) Unix
4 16 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (43.33%) AIX
6 4 (13.33%) Windows
7 2 (6.67%) CentOS
7 2 (6.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (26.67%) Change Management
2 8 (26.67%) ITIL
3 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 5 (16.67%) Benchmarking
4 5 (16.67%) Storage Management
5 4 (13.33%) Application Virtualisation
5 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (13.33%) Decision-Making
5 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (13.33%) Server Virtualisation
5 4 (13.33%) Thought Leadership
6 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) Perl
2 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
2 4 (13.33%) Java
2 4 (13.33%) SQL
3 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.67%) AWK
4 2 (6.67%) Bourne shell
4 2 (6.67%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 6 (20.00%) RHCE
2 3 (10.00%) RHCSA
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 2 (6.67%) OCA
3 2 (6.67%) OCP
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (3.33%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.33%) NFS
2 4 (13.33%) SRDF
2 4 (13.33%) Xen
3 2 (6.67%) GlusterFS
4 1 (3.33%) Firmware
4 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.33%) KVM
4 1 (3.33%) PowerHA
4 1 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 5 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (10.00%) Ansible
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (6.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (3.33%) CFEngine
5 1 (3.33%) Cobbler
5 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.33%) Puppet
5 1 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) VMware
2 17 (56.67%) Veritas
3 15 (50.00%) Oracle
4 12 (40.00%) Red Hat
5 11 (36.67%) EMC
6 7 (23.33%) SAP
7 5 (16.67%) Brocade
8 4 (13.33%) Cisco
8 4 (13.33%) NetApp
9 3 (10.00%) Google
9 3 (10.00%) HP
9 3 (10.00%) Isilon
9 3 (10.00%) MuleSoft
10 2 (6.67%) Centrify
10 2 (6.67%) Dell
10 2 (6.67%) IBM
10 2 (6.67%) StorageTek
10 2 (6.67%) Sun
11 1 (3.33%) Symantec